The Defense Group at Leidos as an exciting opportunity as a Deputy Program Manager on our GSMO II IDIQ contract’s Joint Service Provider (JSP) Cyber Security Task Order in Alexandria, VA. JSP provides a full range of IT products, services, and solutions and customer services to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff (JS), Director of Administration (DA), Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA), Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), and other OSD offices for them to meet mission and business requirements. Through the JSP Cyber Security program, JSP performs a wide variety of services and functions required to secure the information security posture for DoD services.
This Task Order has 100+ FTEs working to ensure JSP’s Cyber Security program adheres to JSP, DoD, and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) approved cyber society, information assurance (IA) architecture, policies, programs, standards, and guidelines. The Deputy Program Manager is responsible for supporting the management of cost, schedule, quality and risk. The DPM must support, provide leadership, and have the interpersonal communication skills necessary to inspire and lead a complex and high-paced environment. The DPM will interface with senior JSP leaders, contracting officer, and the COR.
This task order is expected to be awarded in January with start of performance in February. This position has potential to start ahead of contract award in order to support transition in activities. An active TS/SCI clearance is required prior to start and this role will be based onsite in the Arlington, VA area.
Perform duties under the strategic and operational vision of the Program Manager
Responsible for financial, technical, administrative, contractual, and personnel aspects of the contract
Manage project schedules and coordinate contractor activities in accordance with the PWS
Work closely with third parties (e.g. other contractors, other Federal entities) to facilitate integrated mission support
Present regular executive briefings to the government on services provided on the contract (verbal and written)
Apprise Government stakeholders on productivity and quality assurance
Ensure that all work on the contract complies with the contract terms and conditions and is approved/coordinated with senior corporate managers
Responsible for making sure the program is staffed and working with teammates to achieve Leidos success
Supports delivery of CDRLs
Coordinates with government customer, understands customer’s technical needs
Proactively identified and mitigates risks; identifies and capitalizes on opportunities
Establishes and maintains an inclusive work environment consistent with Leidos values and ethics
Bachelor's degree with 8+ years of relevant experience. Additional relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Prior experience with programs of similar size and complexity (50-100 FTEs; Cyber Security/Information Assurance)
Demonstrates advanced knowledge in planning, directing, and managing projects/operations in an organization similar in size to this program
Demonstrates experience with researching and fielding new and innovative technologies
Demonstrates experience in procurement of IT hardware and software
Effectively work with a team establishing, strong, collaborative working relationships with government customers, technical staff, and senior managers
Strong follow through skills
Familiarity with DoD and NIST approved IA architecture policies, programs, standards, and guidelines
Active TS/SCI security clearance is required prior to start.
Experience with JSP and/or understands JSP’s mission
5 or more years of IT program management experience in DoD environment
ITL Foundations Certification
DoD 8570 IAM Level II Certification
10 or more years IT program management experience
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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